Full Title:Public Finance
Module Code:FNCE H2014
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Illustrate the theoretical basis of government intervention under a market framework.
  2. Explain taxation systems on the basis of efficiency and equity.
  3. Research Public expenditure theory and practice.
  4. Analyse the policy options available to governments of regional economies.
  5. Critically examine fiscal policy and its role in Ireland.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Policy Objectives for a Regional Economy
n/a
Role of Government: Rationale and Size
n/a
Policy Tool Options for a Regional Government
n/a
Taxation - Measures and Policy
n/a
Fiscal and Monetary Policy
n/a
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work20.00%
End of Module Formal Examination80.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Group Project Research the main issues that impact on Ireland's competitiveness 4 20.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,5 80.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Leddin, A., and B. M. Walsh 2013, Macroeconomics - An Irish and European Perspective, 1st Ed., Gill & Macmillan [ISBN: 9780717156313]
  • O'Hagan, J. and C. Newman (Eds.) 2011, The Economy of Ireland - National & Sectoral Policy Issues, 11th Ed., Gill & Macmillan Ltd., 2011 [ISBN: 978 07171 4973 5]
  • Turley, G. and M. Maloney 2011, Principles of economics: an Irish textbook, 4th Ed., Gill & Macmillan Ltd., 2011 [ISBN: 978 07171 4988 9]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 4 Mandatory
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 4 Elective